Charles Baxter

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Birthday
13, 1947
Birthplace
Minnesota
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Birthday
13, 1947 (age 71)
Birthplace
Minnesota

About

An American author of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry, he is best known for novels such as First Light (1987), The Feast of Love (2000), and The Soul Thief (2008). His poetry collections include Chameleon (1970) and Imaginary Paintings (1989).

Before Fame

He received his PhD in English from the State University of New York at Buffalo and subsequently taught high school in Michigan for a year.

Trivia

For many years, he was the director of the University of Michigan's creative writing graduate program.

Family Life

He married Martha Ann Hauser in 1976.

Associated With

He wrote his dissertation on the work of Nathaniel West.